We are looking for contributors to our volume of critical essays on _Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts_ (working title). The book aims to provide an interdisciplinary overview of, as well as new approaches to, existing notions of home in its many different facets. The two editors of the collection are literary and cultural studies scholars; approaches from other disciplines, such as history, sociology, urban studies, art, media and visual studies, architecture, legal studies, philosophy, psychology, etc., are, however, highly encouraged. The book contract has been secured with a reputable German university press. Aimed date of publication is Fall 2014.
We are looking for complete papers to complete an ongoing edited volume of a collection of articles on the following theme:
LINGUISTIC AND LITERARY FAULT-LINES
Editors: Ernest L. VEYU (Ph.D.) & Valentine N. UBANAKO (Ph.D.)
Call for Papers
Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"
Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal (ISSN 1756-8137) edited by postgraduates at Durham University. Working under the auspices of the Institute of Advanced Study (www.dur.ac.uk/ias), Kaleidoscope is designed to foster communication between postgraduates in different disciplines, to promote excellence in interdisciplinary research, and to raise awareness of the IAS as a public forum for interdisciplinary scholarship.
Devouring: Food, Drink and the Written Word, 1800-1945
Saturday 8th March 2014, University of Warwick
Professor Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton)
Dr Margaret Beetham (University of Salford)
Registration now open
'in:flux 1845-1945: A Century in Motion' Postgraduate Conference
27th June 2013
University of Birmingham
Keynote speaker: Dr Matthew Rubery
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Host: Susquehanna University
Self-Education and the Long Nineteenth Century
This panel will explore the idea of self-education in 19th and early 20th-century British literature to reflect on the current definition and function of literature within and outside institutions. Potential topics include: autodidact characters in the novel, education and class conflict, women readers/writers/scholars, the 'art novel' vs. genre fiction, aesthetics and self-culture, literature's emergence as a discipline, popular lectures, autobiography & life writing.
Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror is a collection of essays exploring both pedagogical theories and practices of teaching the horror genre. Essays may speak to fiction or film and should have a length of 3,500-5000 words including MLA format end citation. Send a 500 word abstract or completed essay to email@example.com.
The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manifestations of a protest culture encircling the globe. No longer silent in the face of the continuing effects of colonialism and its derivative hierarchical structures, indigenous populations and other citizens are registering their discontent, while fostering networks of solidarity.
Subject: The Wilde Celebration: A Retrospective Commemorating the 160th Anniversary of Oscar Wilde's Birth
Northeast Modern Language Association
April 3rd – 6th, 2014
Paper Proposal/ Abstract deadline: September 20th, 2013
Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013
The abstract should include: author affiliation, author contact information, essay title and 250-500 word description. Full manuscripts will be due January 31, 2014.